Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow leaves you when you are in darkness.— Ibn Taymiyyah
Astounding Words Of Wisdom quotations
Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.
There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us.
They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how you use them.
A person’s tongue can give you the taste of his heart.
There comes a point when you either embrace who and what you are, or condemn yourself to be miserable all your days. Other people will try to make you miserable; don't help them by doing the job yourself.
If you let a person talk long enough you'll hear their true intentions. Listen twice, speak once.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
People count with self-satisfaction the number of times they have recited the name of God on their prayer beads, but they keep no beads for reckoning the number of idle words they speak.
To admonish your brother in private is to advise him and improve him.
But to admonish him publicly is to disgrace and shame him.
Does money upset the hearts of learned men? He answered, "men whose hearts are changed by money are not learned"
We have a right to believe whatever we want, but not everything we believe is right.
If the truth shall kill them, let them die.
Authority, power, and wealth do not change a man; they only reveal him
The true laboratory is the mind, where behind illusions we uncover the laws of truth.
If those who do not possess knowledge avoid the scholarly discussions, disagreement will end.
When the wisdom speaks, be silent. Do not waste your candle when the sun is there.
When proven wrong, the wise man will correct himself and the ignorant will keep arguing.
Let me tell you how to love all equally.
Do not demand anything of those you love. If you make demands, some will give you more and some less. In that case you will love more those who give you more and less those who give you less. Thus your love will not be the same for all. You will not be able to love all impartially.
The earth which sustains humanity must not be injured. It must not be destroyed!
May the strength of God pilot us, may the wisdom of God instruct us, may the hand of God protect us, may the word of God direct us. Be always ours this day and for evermore.
You cried when He took away your drop of water, not knowing He'd saved for you, the sea.
We live in a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants, in a world that has achieved brilliance without wisdom, power without conscience. We have solved the mystery of the atom and forgotten the lessons of the Sermon on the Mount. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about dying than we know about living.
Don't be in a hurry to condemn because he doesn't do what you do or think as you think or as fast. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today.
An observer of men who finds himself steadily repelled by some apparently trifling thing in a stranger is right to give it great weight. It may be the clue to the whole mystery. A hair or two will show where a lion is hidden. A very little key will open a very heavy door.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
Great minds think alone.
Whoever is not made glorified by taqwa can find no glory.
He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.
A boat is safe in the harbor. But this is not the purpose of a boat.
Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong.
...the Government must not think that they can stop this agitation. It will go on...We are here not because we are law-breakers; we are here in out efforts to become law-makers.
Nothing exists; even if something exists, nothing can be known about it; and even if something can be known about it, knowledge about it can't be communicated to others.
Do not allow yourselves to be deceived: Great Minds are Skeptical.